Threescore and ten

I’m watching ‘A Day in 1920s Paris’ on YouTube. Speed adjusted. Colourised. Fascinating.

I pause at 23 seconds. A scene of respectable, well-dressed Parisians walking, sitting at cafes, reading newspapers.

Skip to 39 seconds. A very glamorous young woman notices the camera and smiles, shyly.

53 seconds. A band plays and couples dance. Young, courting couples. Carefree, kissing…




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